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Animal rights groups are expected to protest at the start of this year's seal cull in Canada.
New solar panels will soon be giving the International Space Station a power boost after astronauts completed the first of three space walks to fit them.
An underwater volcano sent spurts of steam and ash shooting up into the sky near Tonga (halfway between Australia and Tahiti) in the South Pacific this week.
A crocodile whose skull was crushed by a car had its face rebuilt by plastic surgeons in the U.S.
A giant fossil sea monster found in the Arctic had such a ferocious bite it would have been able to crush a 4x4 car, say researchers.
More than 20 baby orangutans who were abandoned by their mothers got a new home to help them survive at a hospital and animal sanctuary called Orang Utan Island.
One of the world’s top-selling chocolate makers, Cadbury, is set to become a fair trade dealer later this year, giving a boost to thousands of cocoa farmers in Africa.
A cat named Ugly is developing a huge following of fans at a New Hampshire vet because people simply can’t take their eyes off the awful-looking feline!
One tiny town in America is trying to break a big – and yummy – world record.
More than 200 schools have been closed in Australia because of deadly bushfires. Weather experts say it’s going to get very hot this weekend, and they’re worried a change in the direction of the wind could spread the fires.
It’s not just humans who are surviving the deadly bush fires in Australia. Animals of all shapes and sizes are starting to limp, stagger or be carried from the worst-affected fire areas – many of these are being taken in by wildlife shelters across th
President Barack Obama and his family seem to have decided what kind of dog they are going to get. Barack and his wife, Michelle, promised their two daughters they would get a dog when they moved into the White House.
About 150 people in Chile had to leave their homes for the second year running after a volcano started erupting. The Chaiten volcano had lain dormant for 9,000 years before it roared back to life last May.
There's a race against time to save five dolphins trapped inside a hole in the ice in Canada. They've been swimming in circles for four days now, and the space they're in is getting smaller and smaller.
Two adorable baby meerkats were recently born at Sydney, Australia’s Taronga Zoo – the first meerkat pups to be born at the zoo in nine years!
We know that all-too-many animals are on the endangered species list – meaning there are very few of them left in the wild. We also usually understand that it’s somehow the fault of human beings when an animal becomes endangered. Maybe if we knew exac
So you've slept through a few geography classes and now you have a test coming. Check out these map terms to save your butt. You can thank us later.
A shipwreck thought to have gold worth hundreds of millions of dollars on board has been found in the U.K.’s English Channel.
More than 100 people have been killed in Kenya in Africa after a truck carrying fuel exploded.
Parts of Australia are used to hot weather, but recent temperatures have been soaring and causing chaos across the country.